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Suspect in McKnight shooting arrested

Normand says the shooter was very cooperative through the process, ten hours of interviews and a consent to search his home. - Dani Rumford (@...

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Unusually late Hurricane Otto takes aim at Central America

In Cardenas, a municipality of some 5,390 inhabitants located 100 miles (162 kilometers) south of Managua along Lake Nicaragua, hundreds of pe...

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Michigan court says Stein can't seek recount

Jill Stein , the presidential Green Party candidate, arrives for a news conference in front of Trump Tower, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, in NY. The Mic...

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South Korea: Opposition divided over President Park Geun-hye's impeachment motion timing

Chairwoman Choo Mi-ae of the main opposition Minjoo Party of Korea, Rep. Park Jie-won, acting head of the People's Party and Chairwoman Sim Sang...

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Syrian government: Aleppo truce must include rebel pullout

Several gunmen were killed. Their rapid advance has left rebels reeling in their shrinking enclave in southeast Aleppo. The Syrian Observat...

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M5S calls for elections after PM Matteo Renzi loses Italian referendum

Moving quickly, Renzi on Tuesday called a definitive confidence vote on the budget, to be held in the Senate on Wednesday, after which he is exp...

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"CM Jayalalithaa is Very Critical"- Apollo Hospital Statement

Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram, who enjoys a cult-like following among her supporters, continues to remain on life support . The hospit...

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Israel closes in on deal that could legalize 4000 settler homes

It would antagonise Jordan , which has ultimate guardianship over the Al-Aqsa mosque compound. Presumably seeing the event as a last chance t...

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Trump the campaign trail showman returns on 'Thank you' tour

He has interviewed several candidates for secretary of state, including the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, who attacked Tr...

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Crude oil extends gains, but forecast unchanged

Asian refiners are more concerned about the impact of higher oil prices on demand and profitability rather than the OPEC supply cuts as most hav...

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One dead, nine injured in New Orleans street shooting

Police arrested two men, a shooting victim and a bystander, on firearm possession charges. The victims range in age from 20-37 years old, auth...

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Trump, Pence visit Carrier to announce deal to keep around 1000 jobs

He lamented the millions of manufacturing jobs losses in the industrial "rust belt", saying his sweeping tax and regulation cuts meant "companie...

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Russia bets on Trump as gateway to eased sanctions

Earlier this week, during his annual address to Russian lawmakers, Putin said that Moscow is ready to cooperate with the new U.S. administrati...

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Iran condemns US senate vote to extend sanctions

Although the extensions did not specifically violate the current nuclear agreement that Iran has with Britain, China, France , Germany, Russia ,...

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Rahul to Mamata: Politicians Wish for Jaya's Recovery on Twitter

Apollo Hospital has reportedly contacted Dr. Richard Beale from London and he has concurred with the line of treatment by Apollo's cardiologists...

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Jury going into next week in ex-officer's murder trial

This is even after there was video of Michael Slager, 35, shooting 50-year-old Walter Scott in the back while Scott was running away from the ...

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Trump, Clinton campaign managers hash out election at forum

At one point, Trump confirmed that he would be nominating former general James Mattis , who had been pushed out of CENTCOM by the Obama adminis...

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Not my money, says businessman who disclosed Rs 13860 crore under IDS

Among the declarations received, the Income Tax Department found these two sets of declarations "suspicious" and did not take them on record, wh...

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IS attack breaches militiamen's defenses in northern Iraq

Daesh captured Mosul , along with vast swathes of northern and western Iraq, in mid-2014. The stakes are high for the Iraqi government and it...

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Black boxes are recovered from Colombia plane crash

Colombian authorities have confirmed finding the black boxes of the charter flight but are unsure how long it will take to analyse its contents....

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Petition launched after Bank of England confirms new fiver contains animal fat

The use of animal products may also be a cause for concern among religious groups, including Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist Australians. Tallow is...

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Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial

Officials who confirmed his request for an official pardon from the outgoing president said they were not authorised to discuss the matter furth...

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India has no guts to take back Pak Kashmir: Abdullah

Speaking at a public meeting on Thursday last, Abdullah had said PoK is not "your father's property" as he insisted that neither India nor Pakis...

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Ivanka Trump subject to light roasting after 'reinventing' the birthday

A new Instagram account popped up six days ago , which hypothetically addresses Ivanka Trump , the businesswoman and oldest daughter of Pres...

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5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, no casualties reported

Nepal is still recovering from last year's natural disaster that killed almost 9,000 people. They were part of a 13-member team climbing the ...

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Sartaj Aziz seen raising Kashmir issue at Heart of Asia meet

Director General of Police (DGP), Punjab, Suresh Arora took stock of the security arrangements of the city for the global conference, a senior o...

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Rwenzururu king arrested after dozens killed in clashes in Uganda

A spokesman for Ugandan troops in the area said Mumbere was "rescued" from his Kasese palace and not under arrest, but police have disputed this...

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Tunisia aims to turn investment pledges into jobs and growth

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (L) and French Prime Minister Manuel Valls attend the "Tunisia 2020" Conference on Investment in the Congre...

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Polls close in London suburb 'Brexit by-election'

They want to send a signal to Theresa May and the Conservative government that they dont want this country pushed towards an economically self-...

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Zimbabwe outdoors bond notes equal to United States dollar to cure cash crunch

Zimbabwean financial authorities say the dreaded surrogate currency - bond notes - will start circulating on Monday. The Reserve Bank of Zimbab...

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Brandon Stone holds one-shot lead at Alfred Dunhill Championship

At the head of the field, Schwartzel, a four-time victor of the Alfred Dunhill title, made a birdie on his last hole to join Dunne on the six-un...

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Big Mac creator dies at 98

Delligatti began tinkering with the store's burger in the mid-1960s. He passed away on Monday night in Pittsburgh , surrounded by his family...

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Young Clarksville actor on NBC tonight with Dolly Parton

The movie stars Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland fame and former child star Ricky Schroeder, who reprise their roles as Parton's parents. Pa...

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Korea confirms more cases of deadly bird flu

An outbreak of bird flu is suspected in a coastal area of Niigata Prefecture, the local government said Wednesday, following the recent discov...

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Nigerian president urges Super Falcons to defend Africa's soccer title

Having watched Nigeria play, we are prepared for a tough match against them", said Ellis, a former South African worldwide. In the 33 minute...

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